Agricultural and Extension Education - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Concentration: Advanced Technology Education

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations (Departmental/College requirement)3
Area II: Mathematics 13-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 1
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing A Wider World 26
Departmental/College Requirements
AXED 201G will also count as a Departmental/College Requirements
AXED 100Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education3
AXED 232Early Field-Based Experience in Agricultural and Technology Education2
AXED 445Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education3
AXED 446Methods for Teaching Agricultural and Technology Education3
Technology Education
AXED 447Directed Teaching in Agricultural or Technology Education12
AXED 460Methods in Career and Technical Laboratory Instruction2
RDG 414Content Area Literacy3
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
Upper Division Technical Education
Select at least 18 credits, which may include:18
Agricultural Structures3
Advanced Technology in the Agricultural Mechanization3
Methods of Teaching Biological, Earth and Physical Sciences in Agriculture3
Non- Departmental Courses (in addition to Gen. Ed/VWW)
E T Courses
E T 300Special Topics1-3
E T 317Advanced Manufacturing and Design3
E T 365Building Utilities3
E T 480Innovation and Product Development3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 323-18
Total Credits120

Concentration: Agricultural Communications

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

This degree option includes a certificate in Creative Media Technology and a minor in either Journalism and Mass Communication or Communication Studies. See your academic advisor for more information.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics 13-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Coure (4 credits) 1
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing A Wider World 26
Departmental/College Requirements
ACES 111Freshman Orientation1
AXED 100Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education3
AXED 201GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
AXED 360Agricultural Communications3
AXED 415Youth Program Development and Management3
AXED 430Teaching Adults in Nonformal Settings3
AXED 444Planning and Methods in Nonformal Education3
AXED 449Directed Field Experience in Agricultural or Technology Education3-12
AXED 466VJohn Muir: Lessons in Sustainability (doesn't count as VWW credit)3
AXED 475Leadership On Agricultural and Natural Resource Issues3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 354-42
Total Credits120

Concentration: Agricultural Education Teaching

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations (Departmental/College Requirement) 23
Area II: Mathematics 13
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 1
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:3
Survey of Food and Agricultural Issues3
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts3
Agricultural Structures3
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing A Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
Select 28-33 credits from the following: 228-33
Freshman Orientation1
Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education3
Early Field-Based Experience in Agricultural and Technology Education2
Philosophy and Methods of Contests3
Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education3
Methods for Teaching Agricultural and Technology Education3
Directed Teaching in Agricultural or Technology Education12
Methods in Career and Technical Laboratory Instruction2
Methods of Teaching Biological, Earth and Physical Sciences in Agriculture3
The FFA Organization: An Overview1
Content Area Literacy3
Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
Agricultural Economics (at least 3 credits)3
Agricultural Mechanics (at least 12 credits)12
Plant, Pest and Soil Sciences (at least 6 credits)6
Select at least 3 credits from one of the following areas: 3
Animal Science
Horticulture
Natural Resources
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 430-23
Total Credits120